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    MJHS Home Care provides advanced medical services and emotional support to patients who prefer to recover from illness, injury or surgery in the familiar surroundings of their homes.

  • hospice

    When days cannot be added to a life, we add life to remaining days. Our multidisciplinary teams offer culturally-sensitive, end-of-life and palliative care services to patients and their families at home or in assisted living communities, skilled nursing facilities and hospitals.

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    Whether there is a need for short-term rehabilitation or long term care, MJHS provides compassionate, culturally sensitive services in state-of-the-art facilities with stunning oceanfront locations.

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    When patients with chronic conditions need additional support, but wish to retain their independence, MJHS Adult Day offers rehabilitation and nursing care in a social setting that allows them to create bonds while improving their ability to perform key activities.

  • health_plans

    Over the past 25 years, we have offered Medicare beneficiaries and Medicaid recipients a wide range of no or low cost health plans that provide access to medical services, including prescription drug coverage. Many options are available.

balko_headshotAlexander S. Balko becomes CEO of MJHS on January 1, 2015. He was named President of our charitable not-for-profit health system in March 2014 and will retain that title. Eli S. Feldman, who has led the organization for 36 years, becomes CEO Emeritus and will serve as an advisor on strategic MJHS initiatives, as well as focus on expanding the philanthropic reach of MJHS Foundation. Read the full press release here.

Balko joined MJHS in 1999 as Senior Vice President and CFO. He was promoted to COO in 2010, while continuing on as CFO. During his tenure as COO and then as President, Balko had operational responsibilities for MJHS and its affiliated agencies and programs, managing revenues that today total approximately $1 billion. His oversight included: hospice and palliative care, home care, medical model adult day health care, rehabilitation and nursing care as well as Elderplan, which includes Medicare Advantage Plans and Homefirst, one of the first MLTC (managed long term care) plans in New York State.

Prior to joining MJHS, Balko served as Senior Vice President and CFO of Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, which included the hospital, two skilled nursing facilities, six clinics and several assisted living facilities. He also served as Executive Vice President for Administration at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center in Manhattan. He was responsible for a variety of departments, including finance, management information systems, facilities improvement, real estate, human resources and materials management. Earlier in his career, Balko served as Vice President of Finance at Cabrini Medical Center, where he was responsible for all fiscal functions, as well as management information systems and material management.

Balko is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

A certified public accountant, he holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Manhattan College and a master’s degree in health services from The New School for Social Research.

 

 

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